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General Trades Tech 2- Milledgeville

Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

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Central State Hospital (CSH) is in Milledgeville, the lake country of central Georgia and is Georgia’s antebellum capital.  CSH is approximately 2 hours from Atlanta, 2 hours, and 30 minutes diplomafrom Savannah and 1 hour and 45 minutes from Augusta.


Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of semiskilled and skilled building trades work in the repair, maintenance or construction of state buildings and related structures. Installs and maintains security, climate control and other facilities systems. Assembles, installs and/or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.

Diagnoses and corrects mechanical and structural problems, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs. Ensures all maintenance conforms to quality standards and designated timeliness. Handles hazardous materials according to laws and regulations. Installs, maintains, evaluates and repairs any components of the systems.

Operates plant equipment and building automation systems. Operates trade related tools and equipment; maintains/assists an accurate inventory of all materials and equipment. Performs basic and skilled painting, carpentry, and roofing tasks.

Performs general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment. Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines operate smoothly, efficiently and physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

Reads, utilizes blueprints, plans, drawings and sketches to determine the work to be performed and resources required. Renovates or builds additions to existing facilities. Repairs and performs maintenance on plumbing fixtures, lighting, air vents and air conditioning units and facilities.

Wears safety equipment and observes all safety practices and regulations




Vacation15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 + years of service

Sick Leave: accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)

Holidays:  the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays

Retirement: 401(k) plan with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Available Insurance: Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & dependent life insurance

Tax Deferred Spending Accounts: Healthcare; Childcare

We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.   


*Additional Information - Selected applicant must meet the following standards: 

1.     Must pass a pre-employment background check (which includes criminal records check, driver's history, and verification of work history) and a post-hire federal background investigation.

2.     Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and will be placed in the pool for the State Random Drug Testing Program.

3.     Eligible to work in the U.S.

4.     Able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

**High School and College Degrees Must Be From an Accredited Institution**


High school diploma or GED AND Two years of experience in building repairs and maintenance or in the specific area of assignment OR One year of experience at the lower level General Trades Tech 1 (FET030) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require area specific certifications/licenses.

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